Meditating hand
A regular meditation practice can make practitioners smarter and less stressed, and can boost their immune systems and attention spans. Try it for 10 minutes a day.
Myths About the Morning After Pill
Most of us have heard of emergency contraception, but we may be fuzzy on the details of how it actually works and exactly what it does to a woman's body. Here, we break down fact from fiction.
Is Multitasking Bad For Us?
Research shows we’re not the brilliant multitaskers we think we are. Use these simple tips to get more done and feel less stressed in the long run.
The Truth About "Friends with Benefits"

Anyone who’s gone to college (or, heck, anyone) is probably familiar with the concept, but what does science have to say about these ambiguous relationships? And what “benefit” (besides the obvious one) do they really bring to our lives?

Whether you work 18 hours a day or you’re just shy, making new friends in your 20s and 30s can be a huge challenge. Here's our best advice for fostering some truly meaningful non-romantic relationships.
One True Love
Find out how you can experience love, warmth, and cuddliness this Valentine’s Day and every day for the rest of your life (no boyfriend, girlfriend, partner, wife, husband, required).


In order to keep any relationship healthy, it's important to try new activities together to keep from falling into a rut. But that can be hard to do if your middle name isn't Moneybags. Luckily we've rounded up 30 dates under $30 that'll put the spice back into a relationship without making wallets cry.

Locking lips is something we’re all pretty familiar with, but where does that urge to plant a big wet one on someone come from? It's not just about having fun. There's some biology to thank, too!

A good old-fashioned “I’m sorry” is the best way to fix any mistake, from making a work flub to forgetting Mom’s birthday. We’ve all been there, so check out these tips and tricks to make every apology gold star-worthy.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court overruled DOMA and Proposition 8, two longstanding obstacles for same-sex couples. What are the larger repercussions of this monumental decision?
Forget the wine and sexy lingerie. This February 14th, try focusing on all the ways our platonic pals make us happy and healthy.

The chakra system's made up of seven energy zones that influence the mind and body. Guest contributor Sirena Bernal shows us why people are still using this ancient Hindu healing practice today.